Oshima's Outlaw Sixties

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Overview

Nagisa Oshima's 1967 feature Sing a Song of Sex (Nihon shunka-ko) is another characteristically enigmatic tale. The film introduces four sexually hungry high school students preparing for their university entrance exams who meet up with an inebriated teacher singing bawdy drinking songs. This encounter sets them on a less than academic path, including a night of misbehavior with a tragic result, and a group fantasy involving the rape of a young beauty upon whom they've become ...
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Overview

Nagisa Oshima's 1967 feature Sing a Song of Sex (Nihon shunka-ko) is another characteristically enigmatic tale. The film introduces four sexually hungry high school students preparing for their university entrance exams who meet up with an inebriated teacher singing bawdy drinking songs. This encounter sets them on a less than academic path, including a night of misbehavior with a tragic result, and a group fantasy involving the rape of a young beauty upon whom they've become fixated.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/18/2010
  • UPC: 715515059619
  • Source: Criterion
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / B&W
  • Language: Japanese
  • Time: 7:57:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 561

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Nagisa Oshima Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Pleasures of the Flesh
1. Blackmail [10:55]
2. Atsushi's Coffin [4:19]
3. Long Engagement [6:40]
4. One Finger [8:59]
5. A Married Woman [13:15]
6. Without Love [5:31]
7. Only Two Months [1:41]
8. Hayami's Ghost [7:54]
9. Mari [8:41]
10. Nothing Left [7:21]
11. The Price of Confession [8:42]
Disc #2 -- Violence At Noon
1. Eisuke [10:28]
2. Witness [4:51]
3. "Love Seeks No Reward" [11:55]
4. Genji's Loan [9:48]
5. Gossip [5:25]
6. "Die With Me" [7:08]
7. A Proposal [3:05]
8. In The Mountains [5:48]
9. The "Crime" [4:12]
10. Funeral [9:10]
11. To Be Free [8:07]
12. Monster [6:06]
13. Under Arrest [4:29]
14. Alone Again [8:52]
Disc #3 -- Sing A Song Of Sex
1. 469 [10:44]
2. Following Otake [5:07]
3. Songs of the People [9:49]
4. "Good Night" [9:21]
5. Last Song [8:04]
6. "What Do You Do Then?" [9:08]
7. Confessions [2:52]
8. Songs for the Dead [6:11]
9. Folk Song Rally [3:29]
10. Wandering Soul [14:01]
11. Believe [6:10]
12. The Imaginary Classroom [9:40]
Disc #4 -- Japanese Summer: Double Suicide
1. "Whose Funeral Is It?" [9:35]
2. Setting the Mood [3:58]
3. Death Wish [5:43]
4. Rifle [5:36]
5. One Woman and Seven Men [5:20]
6. To Kill [6:53]
7. "Let's Die!" [9:26]
8. The Foreigner [7:27]
9. A Favor [5:56]
10. Japanese Dallas [7:38]
11. Shooter [2:59]
12. Five Men [6:19]
13. Friend? [11:03]
14. "This Is Perfect, Isn't It?" [10:56]
Disc #5 -- Three Resurrected Drunkards
1. "Them" [11:26]
2. Stowaways [8:02]
3. To the Front [3:51]
4. Sorry [5:58]
5. A Short Love [6:19]
6. "Are You Japanese?" [3:25]
7. Back to the Beach [10:07]
8. "One Hundred Percent!" [8:42]
9. Escape [4:40]
10. "You Mean . . . This Is the End?" [7:04]
11. Korean Daze [10:29]
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